Thursday, November 10, 2011

Lil Wayne, Lady Gaga. Rihanna And Adele Break Guinness World Records


Lil' Wayne Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Adele are the latest to join the roster of musicians included in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Rihanna won the honor for being the first female artist to have No. 1 singles in the UK for five consecutive years, from her song "Rude Boy" up to her recent hit "Only Girl in the World."



Lady Gaga also received a spot in the book for having the most Twitter followers amongst all musicians who have an account.





British songbird Adele is the most successful World Record holder, with three titles under her belt......


She has been named the first female artist to have simultaneous No. 1 records and singles in the UK top 5, a title that was previously held by The Beatles.

Adele's hit album "21," gave her another title for being the first female artist to have an album at the top spot of the charts for 11 consecutive weeks.

She also logged the most consecutive weeks with the #1 album in the U.K. for a solo female with 11 weeks at the top — beating a record previously held by Madonna's The Immaculate Collection — and most cumulative weeks with a U.K. #1 for a solo female (18), beating out both Alanis Morissette and Shania Twain, who shared the previous record at 11 weeks.

Some other new records:

Justin Bieber: The singer's "Baby" was dubbed the Most Popular Video of Any Kind Online, thanks to 463,820,304 views as of February 16, 2011.

The Black Eyed Peas: The Biggest Selling Download in the U.K. is "I Gotta Feeling," the first-ever track to go over 1 million downloads in England.

J.K. Rowling: The "Harry Potter" author is lauded for being the First Billionaire Author thanks to sales of more than 400 million copies of the books worldwide.

"Glee": The hit show scored the Most Hit Singles in a Calendar Year with 48 making it into the U.K. top 75 in 2011, breaking their previous record of 45 hits in 2010.

Rihanna: First Female to have U.K. #1 singles in five consecutive years (2007-2011), from "Rude Boy" to her most recent, "Only Girl (In the World)." Only Elvis and the Beatles have had more U.K. #1 singles in consecutive years.

Willow Smith: The Youngest Transatlantic Top 20 Artist, thanks to "Whip My Hair" hitting the top 20 when she was only 10 years old.

Lil Wayne: Most U.S. Hot 100 Hits by a Rap Artist with 64 between 1999 and 2010.

U2: Highest Grossing Music Tour for the 360 outing, which by April 2011 had raked in more than $539 million for 110 shows between July 2009 and July 2011.

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